All Saints Catholic College

Birch Lane, Dukinfield, SK16 5AP

Telephone 0161 338 2120



Required for September 2020

Salary: L23 – 29 (£70,556 - £81,723)

‘Good with outstanding personal development and welfare.’ OFSTED July 2018

The Governors of All Saints Catholic College are seeking a Headteacher to lead our wonderful school on the next stage of its journey. This is a rare opportunity to take up a headship in a school that prides itself on ethical leadership, support and joy. In July 2018, OFSTED described our school as ‘a vibrant and happy learning community where everyone must – ‘Be Inspired. Be excellent. Succeed’. The role is suitable for someone who is new to headship or for an experienced Headteacher who would like to continue the work undertaken towards being the outstanding school that the local community deserves.

All Saints Catholic College is on an exciting school improvement journey within a culture of high morale and strong team spirit. We are a united team of staff, pupils and parents who work together to transform the lives of the wonderful children we teach. We have a relentless focus on being excellent in everything we do.

The successful candidate will benefit from:

  • Governors who have high expectations and are positive and supportive.
  • A happy, hardworking and stable SLT and staff who are relentless in their focus on school improvement and fully aligned to the school’s Catholic ethos, vision and values.
  • Supportive parents and local community who are dedicated to school success.
  • Good OFSTED rating in July 2018.
  • A three-year upward trend in results, projected to continue upwards.
  • Stable finances and excellent support from an experienced Finance Director.
  • Growing pupil numbers and LA funding for future building development to further grow the school.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practising Catholic
  • Have high expectations for all pupils, regardless of background.
  • Be humble and believe in the importance of servant leadership.
  • Recognise the value in people and a supportive, positive and joyful school culture.
  • Be open and honest and provide challenge in a supportive way.
  • Be a visible presence around school.
  • Be outward looking to ensure the best practice in school.
  • Be committed to their own professional & spiritual development.

Closing date: Monday 16th March 2020 at 10am  Shortlisting: Monday 16th March 2020 at 6pm

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 24th March and Wednesday 25th March 2020

All Saints Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an enhanced criminal conviction check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and a declaration relating to the Childcare Disqualification Regulation (Childcare Act 2006).

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website and should be returned by email to

Only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for shortlisting.

Visits to school are encouraged and warmly welcomed to see the staff and students at work. Please contact Karen Leigh, PA to the Headteacher on or 0161 338  2120.